Articles by Kate Parsons

Kate Parsons

Kate Parsons is an online editor for Spring 2014. She's a Junior studying Writing and International Development.

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Christian jargon can be a barrier

“Church” translated into Spanish is “iglesia,” a delicate word that makes me think of stained-glass windows. I c...

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Consumer responses can change factory conditions in Honduras

“The Israelites went seven times around Jericho, and that was after they felt defeated,” one woman said. “We think...

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MGMT concert shatters stereotypes

MGMT played a sold-out concert in the Hoogenboom Monday night, shattering stereotypes of what constitutes a “typical C...

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Student governance representatives honored

After the first year of a new approach to student governance, the governance committee at Calvin honored all student rep...

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Students plan and perform sold-out Dance Guild show

For junior Maria-Renee Plona, this weekend was not just another performance – it was the culmination of an entire seme...

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Four candidates running for three cabinet positions in senate elections

UPDATE (Friday at 12:57 a.m.): This page previously included the candidacy of Andrew Harris, who withdrew from the race ...

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Calvin introduces new major and minor in accounting

Calvin is expanding its accounting program to include a minor for the first time, as well as a third major, Bachelor of ...

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Senate responds to objections over new picnic tables

The purchase and installation of three picnic tables by Calvin’s student senate has sparked online debates, a change.o...

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Calvin placed on Presidential Honor Roll for Service-Learning

Last year, 2,200 Calvin students contributed more than 55,000 hours of community service to the Calvin community. This p...

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‘Black and Yellow’ wins Airband for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, power groups Black and Yellow and 4pm took home the first and second prizes at Calvin Coll...